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and humidity. that's the big story there. temperatures reach dangerously close high marks causing some cities to take action. we will tell you what they are doing. you are watching "good morning maryland" first and only at 4:30 in the morning. [ female announcer ] the counter. in most homes, it gets all the action. bring it. getting it clean again is easy with bounty. in this lab demo, one sheet of bounty leaves this surface as clean as 2 sheets of the bargain brand. ♪ why use more when you can use less? ♪ super durable. super absorbent. super clean. bounty. the one-sheet clean picker-upper. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> 5:15. official say nine bodies have been recovered after a tourist boat sank in russia. more than 100 other people were still missing. it had over 185 people on board. reports say that the boat was certified to care yea maximum of 120 people. >>> tragedy in northern india. rescuers are pulling more bodies from the wreckage of a passenger train that derailed. the number of confirmed dead climbed to 67. and many more bodies are believed to be trapped under the twiste
. they get a good soaking. >> they go for the big pool. >> that's what we all need especially on a day like today, right? >> yes. a pool in the parking lot at abc2. we will do the morning show from the pool and justin can do the weather and we will have a board up for you. >> that's a brilliant idea especially when we walk around with electronic equipment. >> it's battery controlled. >> let me sample that for you. you know what, you may not need a pool. step outside and you will feel the moisture in the air. 71 degrees. that's the dew point. that's really the true measure of moisture in the atmosphere because the relative humidity is relative. that number is what the actual temperature is. this is what would be the point we saturate the moisture in the atmosphere and produce fog. some of us are close to it withpatchy fog. 73 the temperature. recalculate with 77 pax river and they've 82 heat index. dullis at 80 and we are barely below the mark. we have got a dangerous extreme uv index today and a peek at our future radar wanted to highlight the fact there may be more thunderstorms that flare
for an agreement. the government shutdown july 1st and more than 22,000 state workers were laid off. >>> big changes to the inner harbor after 31 years in one place. phillips is on the move. steven phillip's and daven cord -- dave cordish joined together to make announce med. cordish was said to make sure whoever moves into the espn spot is perfect and he feels this is e says the william donald schaeffer would be proud. >> i met on several different occasion was bryce and mayor schaeffer and he was governor but to me he will be mayor and neither is with us but as i indicated they would be very, very happy to see the union of the phillip's family which is four generation here in baltimore with the cordish family which is also four generations here. >> phillip's restaurant, one of the first tenant in the inner harbor will move at end of september. the bubba gump shrimp company will move in. phillip's will take over the first floor and have indoor and outdoor seating and a raw bar and a deck on a barge. >>> the state wants your input about redrawing the congressional district. there will be 12
on that coming up later on abc2 news. time for a check of your weather and that's a big story today because storms last night were pretty dangerous. >> absolutely. it wassingly out there. >> it was. and you know it could be gettingly again going into the afternoon. if you have errand, do them this morning because you can see the radar is dry as of now. you have to look at things to see the one lone storm in southern maryland but that's not doing anything at this point. it's actually in the bay. so as we look at flash flood watch it's in effect through tonight and basically covering everybody. and we do have the potential for flooding as we go through the rest of today. darlington's temperature at 69. the big story once again for today is the dew points. so we are going to be feeling uncomfortable out there. temperature wise, we will be right around 8# but the big story is the -- 83 but the big story is showers and thunderstorms into the afternoon. tonya has traffic. >> reporter: good morning. it's a good morning. marc trains are on time. that's always good news. let's look outside as the su
in annapolis while a big storm complex was diving out of the city and howard county and around annapolis. they got a light rain by the naval academy, but heavy stuff just by cape st. clair and edgewood and beyond. this clearing sky was before the full moon which officially occurs tonight. annapolis and edgewater down to 68 this morning. same glen burnie. 65 towson a boomer came through here as well and looking at 64 with dry air. and light wind in westminster. overall looking at really nice weather for today. sunshine will take us all the way through. we will get back close to 70. by 8, we will push 85 as the two degree guaranteed high. let's talk about the traffic with tonya. >> reporter: we are doing okay 97 northbound harrisburg expressway no problems to report there either. let's look at jones fall expressway at northern parkway. no incidents to report. a lot more people heading southbound to the right of the screen. but just a little bit of volume as we speak right now. on east monument at bradford, we have fire activity. so look out for emergency vehicles there. also reisterstown r
warm things up big time next week. 85 today a good looking day and comfortable a few more clouds than yesterday. no big deal a good looking friday. tonight back down to 65 and seasonable. so those of you just barely flirting with the upper 50s this morning, i don't think we will have that tomorrow morning. check out the extended forecast. 87 tomorrow. and upper 70s at the beach. we will show outforecast next half-hour. we will push the upper 80s and more sun on sunday and here comes the 90s. it's summer and what we expect and most of next week will be inthe low to mid-90s. harry potter hotter forecast more thunderstorms and humidity. that's all for you. we are showing off for you. >> reporter: i wish it's better news for you. the good news is mta says bus and rail services are on time. the bad news is 95 is shut down southbound in cecil county. let's he look at 95 the tieding memorial bridge, all traffic oncoming northbound traffic over the bridge is open. north of here all of the southbound traffic is shut downdue to an overturned vehicle. get off at route 100 and use route 1 or pula
. -- maryland first and only at #:30. a live look at the nation's capitol. hey parents, it's going to be a big school year. see, i'm not just teaching woodwinds and strings. i'm teaching attitude! >>> now "good morning maryland" at 4:30. >> well it looks spectacular for people in a california neighborhood it was a headache. this is outside los angeles. it's incredible a water hydrant was sheered off sending a geyser of 100 feet into the air. it's not known what caused the accident but two homes are flooded forcing the evacuation of residents. it took more than a hour to turn off the water because it was more than 6 feet under water. >>> now maryland's most powerful doppler radar be a the- - and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherate. >> the heat and humidity building on us. like yesterday, we had some areas with rainfall and others missed out. that is one of the problems with the forecast. you want to know when it's going to rain and if it's going to rain on top of you. and it could be one town over. this morning, we are looking at rain free conditions. 70 at fallston and towson an
. >>> big winners during the heatwave are ice cream shops. double digit increases in the business because there's no such thing as bad ice cream cones but there's signs how different it will melt. the height sugar content, the less likely it will melt faster -- the higher the sugar content, the less likely it will melt faster. is it too early for ice cream? >> no. that's what i have meteorologist orders. i put that on my facebook sometimes and the meteor gist orders a ice cream, ice cream and more ice cream. yes. it's going to be a hot one. right now, that moisture is coming in at 75. that's the dew point. so we are feeling oppressive everywhere close do 8 -- to 08 in east ofnlt it's -- 80 in easton. it is sicken outside. the -- sickening outside. the weather pattern has the heat moving into today, tomorrow and saturday. the satellite radar not picking up on a lot. we will see plenty of sunshine going throughout the day. hazy in nature but the sunshine is beating down on us. slight chance for maybe an isolated shower or thunderstorm to move in as we go into the afternoon. but the tropics
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, florida is the least walkable city especially in july. >>> coming, the big day for opponents of the don't ask, don't tell policy. what's happening on capitol hill that has many of them cheering. >> reporter: when police are in the building being you expect them to do their job. i am linda so. why one baltimore city cop is accused of abusing his power. [ dog barking ] mom! breakfast? in this house? in the morning i can use all the help i can get. that's why i love nutella, a delicious hazelnut spread that's perfect on multigrain toast and even whole-wheat waffles. it's a quick and easy way to give my family a breakfast they'll want to eat. and nutella is made with simple, quality ingredients, like hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of cocoa. they love the taste and i feel good that they're ready to tackle the day. ♪ nutella. breakfast never tasted this good. >>> welcome back on this friday morning. we expect our police officers to protect us and trust us and we trust them to do the right thing. today inia baltimore city cop will be in court on the wrong side of the law. linda so is live a
all-beef hot dog. every bite goes above and beyond the call of deliciousness. that's a big 10-4, kosher. no fillers, by-products, artificial flavors or colors. hebrew national. the better than a hotdog, hotdog. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> two months after a tornado flattened parts of the joplin missouri displacing residents, they are now getting new homes. the first fema trailers arrived during weekend and crews are setting up the wide trailers. crews hoped to have about 70 homes ready by sometime next week eventually fema expects to house 350 families at 2 mobile home parks near joplin regional airport. >>> now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherate. >> at 5:38. this is the beginning of the end of the 5:00 sunlight. we got predawn light but sunlight after 6 a.m. in the state of maryland this morning. we are looking at 70 right now a little hint of fog in manchester valley where they had storms. 70 westminster 72 owings mills where you had a pretty good downpour during thea noon extending towards glen burnie and a
to the big apple. >> up next, find out what officials hope to bring to new york that would have people excited. >> a california teen is lucky to be alive after a sand testimony collapsed. how rest -- sand tunnel collapsed. how rescuers saved her. you are watching "good morning maryland" first and only at 4:30. >>> he now "good morning maryland." >>> the big apple may be about to get a big apple store many officials in new york are going to vote on whether to accept apple inc.'s proposal to build a 23,000 square foot store in the grand central natural nall. apple sounds he can sighted to get the chance -- excited to get the chance to move into this location and it would become the largest store in the world. if they pass the proposal today, it could be authorized by wednesday. we will keep you posted. >>> how much you willing to pay for a hot dog? a baseball team in massachusetts is hoping you are going to pay a lot. it is named for atlantic city chef who came up with the idea. he wants you to shell out 80 bucks for that dog. it features a half pound of sausage and must rooms and white
. that's a sign of the big improvement. hour by hour forecast takes us with dry weather mostly sunny skies and we will go through the mid-70s. sunrise at 6:03 just under a hour away and we will take it through mostly sunny skies all day long. two degree guaranteed high of 89 just near normal and less humid and a pleasant day but the heat and humidity comes back and we will talk about the weekend numbers in a moment. let's go back to the roads with tonya. >> thanks. good morning. we are still doing well traffic wise. traffic is moving well on the beltway. let's look on the northwest side 695 at liberty road. no issues to report here. that's the outer loop. no incidents through the construction. traffic is fine traveling the jfx southbound and the beltway is fine on north side from parkville to towson to wilkins no incidents. megan. >>> in health news, more affluent countries have higher rates of depression than lower income nations. that's according to a study from the world health organization. france and the united states have the highest rates whilechina and mexico had the lowest.
about last week and that was a big surprise for a lot of people because they couldn't get the liquor licenses renewed. >>> stay with us. battling post-traumatic stress disorder. >> that's what veterans face when returning home from the wars. >> stay with us this morning. >> every day is a challenge and every day i strive to find ways to better myself. >> there's an app helping veterans cope. >>> the international custody battle, how jurisdictions is making the difference in the case. you are watching "good morning maryland" first and only at 4:30 in the morning. [ cherie ] i always had a job, ever since i was fourteen. i could not make working and going to school work. it was not until the university of phoenix that i was able to work full-time, be a mom, and go to school. the opportunities that i had at the university of phoenix, dealing with professionals teaching things that they were doing every day, got me to where i am today. i'm mayor cherie wood, i'm responsible for the largest urban renewal project in utah, and i am a phoenix. [ male announcer ] find your program at phoenix.
killed. luckily the round penetrated something else that saved his life. >> a big hole in the gun that's all it was it. and he had a wealth right here. he never get shot, though. just got grazed i guess. >> reporter: he found a disassembled assault rifle. he is being held without bond. the police officer was treated and released from shock trauma hours after the shooting. >>> today a baltimore city cop accused of operating a drug ring will go to court for a bond hearing. daniel redd was arrested earlier this week for alleged participation in a heroin organization. now an affidavit says he got the heroin from a supplier in africa. the document goes onto say he was in police uniform armed with a handgun while conducting thetransaction at work. >>> an update this morning on the baltimore journalist missing in libya. matthew vandyke's mother and dutch ruppeersberger reports two independent sightings of vandyke in the tripoli prison. they are working to confirm the sightings. he disappeared in march a week after going toly yeah to write about the uprising. >>> news time 6:05. the latest on
to tell us who and what happens now. sherrie. >> reporter: the big talk among some players will be the cuts being made. especially to four ravens players who are being released. runningback willis mcgahee she todd heap kelly gregg and derrick mason will all be released. they wouldn't officially be cut until thursday afternoon. but they could stay on for a lower salary. we have learned that according to ravens insider.com, mason was watching his son's first youth football practice yesterday when he found out the team cut him. executive vice president and general manager called and told him that news. he had this to say with regard to the roster moves. this will give us the ability to make offers to our players we want to resign plus put us in a position to sign free agents from other teams. now yesterday, the nfl owners and players agreed on a 10-year deal that ends the league's lockout resolving the fight of how $9 billion in revenue is shared. clubs will start signing drafted rookies and opening facilities and camps. but the players being cut by the ravens have some fans j
. >>> you will be able to see the darling of the republican party on the big screen soon. sarah palin's movie opens todaych the film details the former governor's rise to fame. and find it at amc theaters across the country. >>> his lawyers say they need more time but a judge has begin the green light for the trial of former presidential candidate john edwards. he is accused of accepting illegal campaign contributions to help him hide an affair during his unsuccessful bid for the white house back in 2008. his attorneys wanted to push the trial back to january but a judge said yesterday they should be ready to go in october. >>> in the weeks since casey anthony was found not guilty in the killing of her daughter, her bank account has been boosted. donors from as far away from canada has been sending money to her account. her account has gone from 264 dollars to nearly 500 bucks in the days since the verdict. she is scheduled to be released on sunday. >>> and good news for footballfans. there's hope and agreement in principle. could be coming in the nfl labor talks. marathon talks yeste
for a big night and one explosive 4th of july celebration. >>> and annual tradition that can be hard to watch. that's right. who will be the world's hot dog eating champion? thank you. got a preview coming up in a bit when "good morning maryland" returns. first new york for a look at this morning's latest business news. >> reporter: good morning. topping america's money, japan's recovery could aid america's. many economist feel feel the effects of japan's twin natural disasters are almost gone. and we should soon start seeing better jobs here. at the other end of the ladder,ceos of #00 top companies got 23% more than the year before compared to the average worker's salary who made under $40,000 and that's after half a percent increase. nadal was not the only loser at wimbledon, after 43 years, the tennis tournament is leaving nbc and reported will go going to espn. both espn and abc are owned by disney but there's no confirmation. and the latest transformer film was tops at box office. 97 million dollar was the biggest domestic debut of the year. it was not as good as last year's tra
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crowson. weather is the big story of the day. let's get to lynette charles with a look at what to expect as we get better for what better --we get ready for what better be a great weekend. >> you just called me stupid. >> that moons i love you. i can't believe you -- means i love you. i can't believe you said that. >>> it's a watch that we do have the potential for flooding andkeep your eyes open if you see ponding on the roadways, you don't want to drive through that. we are looking at your maryland's most powerful radar as of now and we are dry. if you have errand to run, -- errands to run do it this morning. >> reporter: good morning. and good advice. we have trees down and flooding in certain areas. so definitely don't drive through if you see standing water. let's see how the beltway is moving. 695 at liberty road. we have the usual volume and it's congested from liberty road all the way around to 270. be aware of that. ever green road at holly avenue in severna park an accident there. york road at beaver run lane and ashland are closed due to flooding and argone we have and acciden
the left lane closed. megan. >> thanks. >>> 4:32 right now. it's a big weekend to go out and have fun and obviously eat a lot of good food. a lot of us like crabs and it's going to be the 4th of july of course. and so with the crabs also comes the beer. abc2 news linda so is live this morning to tell us why we will pay more for drinks starting today. right, linda? >> reporter: yeah, well, the sales tax for alcohol is taking effect today. it's a 3% increase and it means three cents on the dollar. the good news is some places are not going to be passing on that tax to its customers like here at conrad in parkville. we have an early visitor. it's going to be a huge weekend for crabs. but first the alcohol tax. you were saying it's 3% increase but you won't be passing it on. >> most likely. aid small business and it's not a good idea to pass too much on the customers. so 3% will set the limit and doesn't adversely affect the sales. >> reporter: this weekend big 4th of july weekend. >> customers are safe. >> reporter: let's talk about the crabs. how are the prices this year. >> prices are-
's basic rules like you have to be in before the streetlights are on. >> or the lightning bigs. >> -- bugs. >> right. you have to be in for me it was streetlights. the streetlights are on you are in. >> reporter: we walked around the harbor today knowing it's a different time for our kids. >> i have two children. and i have to constantly challenge myself, my wife, my kids where you going, how you getting there? how you getting back? whoy going to be with? what are you going do when you get there? it's so basic. >> reporter: butts slogan what started on buffalo -- but the slogan that started on buffalo tv is coming back strong. >> we want to raise the level of awareness and raise the discussion in the whole area about what are we doing with our kids thanks for coming to the harbor. looks like awed great time. >> we have. >> that's jammy costello reporting -- jamie costello reporting. abc2 news will ask the question hoping you will say back yes i do, safe and sound. >>> time to check in with lynette. hello,. >> hi. you know what? we are looking pretty good. we had showers that popped up in
:30 in the morning. thanks for joining you, i am-- us, i am megan pringle. >> let's get to the big story locally. it's going to be the weather. yesterday, 100 degrees. >> it was hard to be outside. the air didn't feel like it was moving so we will see when things will change. justin good morning. >> good morning. yeah. we had ourselves a high temperature yesterday of 93. the winds did stir up. we had severe weather. today, the biggest issue is about the heat that tops out today with higher temperatures and the heat index up to 105. so it's going to be uncomfortable to be outside again code orange air quality which is improvement from the outlook for yesterday. thunderstorms isolated today. we will recap last night's storms in a couple minutes. and wait until you see the beautiful pictures we got before we get to beautiful weather. inner harbor, promising 806789 look at downtown. 81 compared to 76 reisterstown and 73 west friendship. westminster and down by annapolis. today's forecast in a moment. but currently we are dry. let's check out the traffic with tonya. >> reporter: we are doing okay. no acc
-old son. knees very much knew daddy was on a big ship and we had a calendar set up and every morning he would put a sticker up because he didn't have a concept of what a day or a month is. so he put a sticker up and it was circled when he left and when he was coming home. >> he will be home for nine months before leaving for another deployment. >>> all right. don't you hate it when you get a call on the cell phone and don't recognize the number. >> do you answer? >> no. >> take one cell phone provide here wants to take away the guessing game a new feature for your phone but one we used to use all the time. >>> potter fans rejoice. the muggles get ready. midnight shows across the country, the final chapter in the harry potter saga and it's not released every where yesterday, this movie is already setting records. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> welcome back. a new study is shedding light on the people out there using their ipads. the university of missouri surveyed more than 500 ipad users couches and easy chairs and those areas appear to be the most commonplaces that respondent use
. the apple store that could become the largest in the world. how big it will be. >>> as we go to break a. live picture from new york city. you are watching "good morning maryland" first and only at 4:30 in the morning. ah, progress. what once took huge computers can now be stored on a single flash drive. yep, 4 gigs, just $5.99. will wonders never cease? [ male announcer ] staples has amazing back to school deals, like flash drives for $5.99. that was easy. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> news time #:39. the -- 6:39. big apple could be home to the biggest apple of it all. officials in new york will vote on whether forp -- for apple to build a 23,000 square foot store. it could be authorized come wednesday. >>> important news if you are booking a flight. you may be paying a little more for your ticket. so federal tax on airline tickets expired over the weekend and most of the major u.s. airlines raised fares to offset expired taxes. the airlines could have passed the savings to consumers but only a few on thed to do so. expiring tax total $25 or more on a typical $300 round trip tick
outside springfield, oh, you remember them? they had the big tornado that rolled through downtown caught on numerous video cameras with rain and wind brought down small branches and leaves and clogged gutters and flooded roads and caused lots of damage to homes and scared people who thought they had their fix earlier in the summer. but, obviously they have to fix a lot more stuff right now. let's bring it back home. we have had storm free conditions around here. that's good. but in towson, the big news here is the lack of weather. okay. the sun is coming up over the eastern sky a deep blue sky. the wind is out of the west northwest and dropped the humidity and dropping our temperatures. we slipped into the 60s in baltimore county. that's a beautiful thing. but now starting to ramp back upbecause the sun is coming up. officially 74 in baltimore at bwi marshal. 58 in erie, p.a. the cluster of cool weather that takes us to a gorgeous day today. doubt down south 70 -- down south, 70s. there's more of the heat and humidity. so enjoy what we have right now. the storm complex that blue through
the lockout could be coming to a close. i feel like we say that a lot. >> we say it every day. >> a big vote expected today in atlanta. >> reporter: they do so much when things get out of hand. i am linda so. firefighters from around the country will be coming to baltimore. why this year's firehouse expo convention will be especially emotional. >>> hi. we all know where we were, what we were doing. it's hard to forget. we are talking about september lent 11th. that's especially true for fire fighters who put their lives on the line to save others. linda so is live at the baltimore convention center to see how thousands of fire fighters will pay tribute today. >> reporter: a lot is planned for this annual fire convention. the firehouse expo happens every year here. what makes this special is the we are coming up on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. a lot of moving tributes involved here and one involves this book written by harvey eisner. tell us about this. this is really detailed look at what happened that day. >>i was able to interview 95 firefighters on the scene before, during and after the
is as it tops out today, it should start to improve tomorrow. and a big dramatic improvement for the rest of the week. we have a head advisory. code orange air quality. heat advisory with the values up to 105. we will go for temperatures today that may tie a record high that may get lost in the mix. but we are looking at an isolated chance of thunderstorms disspied the wide spret outbreak and yesterday into the week -- widespread outbreak and yesterday into the week. a time-lapse i got from the naval academy. look at the clouds racing across the sky. partly to mostly cloudy skies. not much in the way of moisture around the region a little ground clutter. but there could be a burst of a surge around the chesapeake in the next hour or two. an isolated shower and temperatures near 80 and we are going for 97 tying a record high feeling like 105. it will get better and we will talk about that next. let's do traffic with tonya. >> reporter: good morning. 95 south of the city between the beltways we have some volume but no major delays. that's always good news. looking at the jfx at northern par
: and you have a enough. >> yes. the big one also go faster but we will have crabs for anyone who needs them. >> reporter: everybody likes beer with the crabs but you are doing something special this weekend. the alcohol tax goes into effect today, but are they going to see -- are you going to jack up the prices. >> not for this weekend. we will do everything we can for people to have a good time. >> reporter: wonderful. and you guys use maryland crabs you say those are the best? >> they are the best and we have our own boats to catch our own crabs and buy from a few other guys that work the water and keep things fresh. >> reporter: okay. wonderful. i know they are hot do you have a glove around here? >> i could snag one. >> reporter: okay. there's an art to opening these two. we will get to that in the next hit. >> sound great. look forward to it. >> reporter: you got to keep it special. that's a butte. thanks so much for that. in 30 minutes we will come back and he will show us how to open up the crabs so you can get every bit of the meat and he joy them. there's plenty e says you can call
" returns. @ú?n ♪ that aroma's coming through ♪ for the big day ahead of you morning. big day, huh? morning, mom! are you excited? ♪ the best part of wakin' up ♪ is folgers in your cup. [ jim ] you know, that's our business so we want to be the experts in chicken. we're not the status quo. perdue is the first and the only chicken company to have usda-process-verified programs for fresh all-natural chickens. [ jim ] this is an all-vegetarian diet, no animal by-products, no animal fat. [ joe ] we never have used steroids or hormones of any type. it's not gonna happen. [ joe ] and always raised cage free. we set our goals higher than anyone. we're trying to make a better chicken. [ jim ] my dad did, my grandfather did and it's what we do today. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> your abc2 news to go. happy 4th of july i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. let's go to the forecast with meteorologist lynette charles. >> all right. i have the 4th of july forecast. we have a chance of showers and thunderstorms, but they will be scattered in nature. as we go into the 9:00 time frame, t
default. it could mean big trouble for anyone who needs a car, needs a home or student loan uses a credit card and has a retirement savings account or wants to go overseas. some homeowners could expect an increase in mortgage rates and this is a big concern that lawmakers have including president obama. >> interest rates would sky rocket on credit cards on mortgages, and on car loans. which amounts to a huge tax hike on the american people. >> the sad truth is the president wanted a blank check six months ago and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> economists say banks could stop lending to each other and to you. they want to keep the assets rather than risk it by lending. congress has one week to get things done. sherrie johnson abc2 news. >> thanks. >>> changes may be coming to the post office. a news conference this morning that may leave you driving further to get your mail. >> some office are on the chopping block. we will tell you what you need to know. >>> some electric cars are getting two thumbs up. what models are hairchgd the highest coming -- ran
homeowners can miss their mortgage payments. big pickup trucks are not selling. instead they are sitting on dealer lots and now there's concern there could be price wars and lower profits later this year. the biggest backlog of inventory is gm's full-sizeed pickup. and that's not a problem for the toyota prius. the automakers expects the sales to beat last year despite the natural disasters will yerl that cut production. the increase in prius sales was fueled by high gas prices. and back to school sales are starting early this year. one reason for that is that stores are nervous about consumer spending despite yesterday's good retail spending numbers. last year, consoupers spent more than dr can consumers spent more than $-- more than -- last year, consumers spent more than $5 million. i am peggy bunker. >>> welcome back on this friday. he was a legend credited with leaf losingizing the -- ref loseizing the way -- revolutionizing the way the tightend was played. he was one of the kindest giants you could meet emmett could beat the bears cowboys and the -- meet. he could beat the bears an
on debt and because we have no choice. and few we heard from today felt it's a problem too big to fix. >> iron it out and make it happen because you will affect americans bread and butter americans. >> jim avila reporting and here are five facts from reason magazine about the debt showdown. congress raid the ceiling 102 times and it was first instituted in 1917 and august 2nd is an arbitrary date both sides are use the august 2nd deadline to negotiate terms. reaching the debt limit is not the same as defaulting on the federal debt. >>> and head to abc2news.com and look at the slide show for continuing coverage on the debt showdown. find out what it means to you and your family. >>> federal prosecutors in philidelphia say a tug pilot who steered a barge into a small duck boat agreed to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter. two hungarian tour wrists killed in last year's collision on the delaware river. according to court documents, tug pilot was consumed by a family emergency and moved to a lower wheel house where his view of the river was obscured. >>> minnesota's government shut
and washington boulevard. charley. >> thanks. >>> our big story is we brought you as breaking news at 11 last night. the ronald mcdonald house astaple of downtown baltimore was overrun with red and blue lights. >> ten people were taken to the hospital and this morning we are learning the details of this developing story. sherrie johnson joins us in the studio with a look at some of the theories and where the investigation stands now. sherrie. >> reporter: well, right now authorities are still trying to figure out what made several people very significant lft night. they were all staying at the -- very sick last night. they were all staying at the ronald mcdonald's house. they went to check for co poisoning or anything else that could be hazardous. they didn't find any signs of danger. authorities say it's too soon if it was a case of food poisoning but they are investigating. people staying at the house areaway from their homes to take care of their sick children in baltimore. once again, authorities plan to continue looking into a cause for the illnesses. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> stat
holding at 65. and in the confines of the dc -- d.c. beltway they are holding at 71. big contrast in temperatures and i will tell you, i would rather be out in the country with fresh cool air a nice morning and we will warm up once we get the sun up in a half-hour's time frame. clear skies this morning and we will look for a few high clouds mixed in this afternoon. but overall, we will heat it up a little bit. yesterday it was 86 and pushing 89 and we will talk about the 90s this weekend coming up. hereton yo with a -- -- here's tonya with traffic. >> reporter: no major incidents on the highway. we are going to look at 50 at sandy point. we have our commuters moving westbound towards annapolis. that's where most of the traffic is now. we have a few smart people going eastbound getting an early start at the toll plaza to go to the eastern shore. we have some construction that has been wrapped up. 359 northbound at mlk is flowing free lee. -- 395 northbound at mlk flowing freely. >>> a big surprise for a group who were snorkeling off the coast of south florida. they spotted a whale
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's hot, sir. >> big heal brings big storms and sometimes will bring out the local photographers. we had a nice collection of a very talented amateur and even semiprofessional photographers. sarah williams who has been grazing us with awesome photos sent had in from bel air. her backyard with the fish eye lens i love this. in fact, if coy take a position of some of the pictures she sent, i think that would be cool. let's show you what it looked look at chesapeake beach. april hill checking this out. that's awesome light. lightning is not a easy thing to capture on film i wonder if they have to keep the shutter open or how they capture it. this morning, down to 75 at bwi. 82 in richmond and by the way heat index values pushing 79. it's 87 on the heat index scalein ocean city. storms back to the west. we could have a little burst of a shower next couple hours. otherwise, we are looking at more heat. 97 will do it for the two degree guarantee and feel like 105. so heat advisory and then we break some of it tomorrow. tonya how about the traffic. >> reporter: marc train 401 is five minutes de
and they reported a big jump in profits. and jetblue is offering a 3- month pass for unlimited flights, the blue pass is aimed at business travelers and allows last-minute bookings and changes. prices start at 1300 dollarch and that's america's money -- dollars. and that's america's money. i am tonya rive-ro. -- tanyary vairo. -- tanya rivero. >>> severe weather in eastern iowa. dozens were evacuated mostly by boat as storms dumped heavy rains in i did buick. bridges -- dubuque. >> with all the rain we are supposed to get, the ground is saturday rated enough. so if it happened at any minute you can want to be careful of your -- any minute and you want to be careful of your family. >> there are no serious injuries so far. >>> a casino in iowa found a clever way to get gambleers and workers back to the tables. the casino has been closed since last month when the mississippi river flooded. but it started using duck boats to fore people through the waters. they are paddled through the water so to speak. they are used for touring but in this case, they have gambleers at the table. >>> it's packing wi
. >> what happened here and how long it takes firefighters to tackle something that is this big. >>> and at this whom he doesn't have to wear clothes if he wants but you think it would make fighting an intruder more difficult. >> reporter: chaotic new twist in the fight to reach a deal on the nation's debt ceiling. tag, you're it! ♪ would you like to be my friend? ♪ ♪ i can run just like the wind [ female announcer ] only kleenex® brand has sneeze shield in all its tissues to help catch sneezes in their tracks sneeze shield your kids wherever they go. now in new convenient on-the-go packs. ♪ would you like to be my friend? ♪ ♪ i can run just like the wind [ female announcer ] only kleenex® brand has sneeze shield in all its tissues to help catch sneezes in their tracks sneeze shield your kids wherever they go. now in new convenient on-the-go packs. >>> you are watching the station that works for you "good morning maryland." >>> the finger-pointing continues this morning. what will it take for law makers to agree on a deal with the death. >>> in one community they d
it along to everybody else. ♪ the rich aroma gets you up ♪ looking forward to your first cup morning! big day, huh? thank you. ♪ oh that mountain grown taste, ♪ ♪ just what you need ♪ for the big race. daughter: morning mom! are you excited? ♪ as you finish every mile... ♪ how rewarding are those smiles... ♪ [ cheers from the crowd ] of wakin' up... ♪ mommy, you did it! ♪ is folgers in your cup. >>> news time 6:23. attorneys for former imf chief dominic strauss-kahn will meet with prosecutors wednesday morning at a manhattan district attorney's office. the reason why is a lawyer for the french author who claims he tried to rape her during a book interview says that she filed a criminal complaint with the paris prosecutor's office tuesday night. strauss-kahn called her account imaginary. and threatened to file a criminal complaint of slander against her. >>> a daring rescue in china. look at this. problems continue because of mudslide in the area. the highway was washed away by the fast moving waters and stranded several people who were unable to cross to the other side.
which should be a big red flag. >> if you are to pay up front to win something, it's not free and you didn't win it. >> reporter: you could become a victim of identity theft and lose cash if someone racks up charges on your card. the bbb warns it could happen on any call placed from a hard line. not just ones made to the cable company. >> it could literally happen anywhere and what we know is scam artists when they start conplace and it works they moving onto others. >> reporter: making a move to interrupt your call and cost money. joce sterman, abc2 news. >>> the bbb says there's only been speculation so far about the scamers and they been able to hack into land lines but they want your credit card information so if you end up on a call like this, hang up and don't hand over your credit card information at all. >>> it's 6:12 and kids in lacrosse, wisconsin found a way to cope with the summer heat. a local man bought oldbillboard signs and laid them out and turned the area into a giant slip and slide. >>> and this one is for justin berk. the scorching temperatures now the wintery wea
back on the 30- year history of the program in nasa. >>> 6:45. another big story this morning, scorching temperatures today. and we are going to be pushing 100 degrees. >> a live look downtown in baltimore. but it's the humidity that is giving the problems this morning. we didn't get to 95. >> i know. it's hard to believe the plants we were seeing weren't wilting because i think that's how you feel when you step outside. >> give me some water. >> so the high temperatures forcing city schools code red summer programs to be closed today and tomorrow. >> affecting schools without air conditioning only. lynette charles when can we spec a break? >> -- expect a break. >> i am thinking tuesday. around 95 on sunday and the forecast goes 92 into the 90s upper 80s. so, that's what i am thinking. right now, though, the moisture levels they are up there. it's so moi's moist outside and sultry. we can see the 70s o-- it's so moist outside and sultry. we can see the 70s. the dome of high pressure is a heat dome and that's what's moving into our area for today and as we go throughout the beg
time this get something big done. the president has made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> the plan known as cut, cap and balance, is set to go to a house vote on tuesday. >>> economists say growth will be slower but hiring is likely to pick back up. it says 43% of respond didn'ts said their firms will increase employment. the manufacturing section has the strongest outlook. >>> today governor martin o'malley will host a sister state ceremony at 11:00 in annapolis. last jeer only home traveled to china and met with officials to shore up more jobs in the state and build a stronger relationship between the two countries. >>> new for you this morning, a just released studies a researchers scratching their head. the study found that id cans may be safer in cars, not with mom and dad, but, instowed, with grandma and grandamount of the previous evidence shows scrashes are common among older drivers. this study looked at injuries, not who's having more crashes. >>> it's happening now. israeli firefighters appear to be waging a fire. it forced the museum to be evacuated yesterd
something else that saved his life. >> the big old hole in the gun and he had it right here e never did get shot just got grazed i guess. >> reporter: when police arrested jordan, they found a des assembled assault rifle. again, he is held without bond this morning. meanwhile, that officer was treated and released from shock trauma hours after the shooting. live at city police head quart he is, linda so, abc2 news. >> thank you. >>> a baltimore city cop accused of being a drug ring leader will go before a judge to determine whether he is released from jail before going to trial. daniel redd was arrested for his participation in a heroin organization allegedly. an affidavit says he got it from a supplier in africa. the documents say redd was in police uniform, armed with a service revolver and conducted suspected transaction while at work. >>> this morning, baltimore police are investigating what led to the shooting of an 18- year-old standout student athlete. marcus harvel was found shot to death in a brooklyn housing product yesterday. he and a friend possibly mishandled a gun before it we
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. than we go into saturday -- saturday and then you see a big smile because we are looking pretty good going into saturday and sunday. early saturday morning we could have residual rain. but then we will gradually clear out. nicely going throughout the day and end up with plenty of sunshine that will linger as we go into sunday. once again for today, the temperature coming in right around 86 degrees. the showers and thunderstorms a flash flood watch through the evening and then by tonight, that temperature right around 69 degrees. still more of the say, very soupy, very humid outside and then tomorrow, that temperature coming in right around 88 degrees. and again they are at a.m. showers i am talking about as possible. so it's not a guaranteed thing. and then that gradual clearing is guaranteed as we go throughout the day. here's the 7-day forecast. i know you like it. saturday, nice and dry, 88 degrees. 90 going into sunday and the key there is the fact that we will be less humid going throughout the weekend. as we go into next week, though, the showers and thunderstorms return and it
a wonderful weekend. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. weather is a big story across the country. flooding in missouri, storms across the rocky mountains. what's it going to do here in our viewing area. and let's wet come back justin berk who has been gone for a while. >> noise to have you back. >> so glad to be here at 4 chn 30 to have an adult -- #:30 to have an adult -- 4-rb:30 to have an a-- 4:30 to have an adult conversation. we colored in the lines for you. southern maryland, lower eastern who are shore. the code red is dangerous. we are building up pollution and heat and the humidity. 90 is with a we hit yesterday in baltimore -- what we hit yesterday in baltimore. this morning, 74 and we have a couple more hot days. we will talk about how hot in a moment. let's take you outside to look at traffic with tonya. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are accident free in baltimore city and baltimore county. great way to start the morning. let's look at the beltway. no incidents to report. this is 695 at wilkins on the southwest side. a little heavier traffic on the outer
will be sentenced tomorrow. you can expect another big crowd to gather outside the courtroom for that. many legal experts believe that she could walk free, but she does face up to a year in prisonon each of the four counts of lying to police. live in towson, linda so, abc2 news. >> people started to turn on their porch lights. >> yes. this is a call across the country for the memory of caylee act any. this is a picture from windsor mill. many many of you on facebook have been letting us know on the facebook page the effort to leave the porch light on honor the life of the young girl. >> if you about to gsh -- if you go to the facebook page on wm-ar you can see pictures and reading comments. but people are leaving the porch light on for caylee anthony. so check it out. we have a programming note. tonight, abc will air a one- hour special the case anthony saga beginning at 10:00. that special will replace the regular scheduled nighttime prime time beyond belief. so as always, stay with abc2 news because the 11:00 news continues after that special. >> on facebook we are asking you you've had a night
in hagerstown. the moisture is going to be a big story. you can see over the 65 degree mark into baltimore right now. you know we are feeling very soupy out there. but hopfully going throughout the day, they will go down a little bit. but still going to be a little on the muggy side. right now culpepper is at 72 for a dew point. so as we look at the air quality alert, we do have this in effect for today. but everybody is not so great especially as we head into most parts of maryland. but as we head over to the eastern shore, that's where you are out of the air quality alert. if you have lung disease, limit your exposure to outdoors for today. especially the outdoor activities. satellite and radar not picking up on a lot. a few showers and storms, but mainly to the south of baltimore around the dc area. that's basically out of here. as we go through time, there's a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm to pop in the forecast. isolated in nature and it -- pop up in the forecast. isolated in nature. hopefully that will start to build in going throughout the day. going into wednesday, we will h
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